Trees of the North Arboretum

Tree 18: Tulip Tree

This tree has large bright green, smooth lobed leaves that appear in the springtime, turning to golden yellow in the autumn time. The most notable feature of the tree is the curious large, green-yellow tulip shaped flowers produced in June and July.

Sponsor: The Club

 

Tree 19: Emerald Queen Norway Maple

Acer platanoides Emerald Queen is a cultivar of the Norway Maple, Acer platanoides, which is native to a wide area across eastern and central Europe and western Asia. This tree has discrete yellow flowers that appear in spring, and bright green leaves which turn golden yellow and sometimes red in the autumn.

Sponsor: Gordon and Margaret Hansen Mylchreest

Golden Wedding Anniversary 2 August 2019
‘’Let the trees of the forest sing for joy before The Lord’’

 

Tree 20: Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara is a beautiful and graceful Cedar native to the Himalayas. In southern Europe the Deodar Cedar is grown for its timber, however in Britain it is merely planted for its unique ornamental qualities.

Sponsor: John and Viviene Bettle

In memory of happy times spent at the Royal Automobile Club.
Grow strong for me, oh tiny tree.

 

Tree 21: Small Leaved Lime

Lime is a particularly versatile tree, tolerating pollarding and even being confined to a pleached frame. Abundant
green glossy leaves turn a clear yellow in the autumn before leaf fall. Creamy white flowers are produced in July.

Sponsor: Ann Chapple

Remembering Trevor Wallace Chapple. 1937-2000.
FRICS, Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit (GDR).
Always missed by his wife, Ann, family and friends.

 

Tree 22: Dodoens Elm

This is a tough broad headed Elm and it is a vigorous tree that has rough leaves which turn from a deep green to a clear yellow in the autumn before leaf fall.

Sponsor: Richard Faber

In memory of my father Dr Hamilton S Faber, Member 1915–1960, and my brother Hamilton S Faber Junior, Member 1945-1968

 

Tree 23: Dark Leaved Sycamore

These broadleaf trees can grow to 35m and live for 400 years. The bark is dark pink-grey, and smooth when young, but becomes cracked and develops small plates with age.

Sponsor: The Club

 

Tree 24: Black Walnut

The foliage of the Black Walnut is very different to the Common Walnut, exhibiting a leaf which consists of up to 23 leaflets, making them long and Ash-like in appearance. The nuts are produced in abundance as the summer progresses and are contained in a very hard shell.

Sponsor: Kirsty Palacci

In loving memory of Graham Peters, a wonderful husband, father and Grandpops. Many a happy Tuesday lunchtime spent in the 19th Hole with good friends.

 

Tree 25: Austrian Pine

This is an extremely hardy evergreen tree that will tolerate a range of tough and exposed conditions. The foliage consists of double needles that are greener and longer than the well known Scots Pine. It forms a pyramidal shape at maturity.

Sponsor: David Jones

Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
Lorwerth and Martha Jones

 

Tree 26: Scots Pine

The only Pine native of the UK, its tall trunk and tufty crown is a well-recognised feature up and down the country. It sends out only one growth spurt a year in the spring, extending by up to 75cm.

Sponsored in memory of the late Gyles Chapman, 15 July 1945 to 2 July 2018, Family and Friends

When my days are done,
plant a native tree for me
Where it may be seen,
beneath the beauty of the sun.

 

Tree 27: Lutece Elm

Quick growing on moist, well-drained soils, increasing in height by an average of 80 cm per annum, the tree starts flowering in late March when aged seven years.

Sponsor: The Club

 

Tree 28: Common Lime

Lime is a particularly versatile tree, tolerating pollarding and even being confined to a pleached frame. Abundant green glossy leaves turn a clear yellow in the autumn before leaf fall. Creamy white flowers are produced in July.

Sponsor: The Club

 

Tree 29: Black Walnut

The foliage of the Black Walnut is very different to the Common Walnut, exhibiting a leaf which consists of up to 23 leaflets, making them long and Ash-like in appearance. The nuts are produced in abundance as the summer progresses and are contained in a very hard shell. In the autumn time the leaves turn yellow before falling.

Sponsor: The Club